The Statesman's Yearbook 2001: The Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World

The Statesman's Yearbook 2001: The Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World

by Barry Turner
     
 

Published continuously since 1863, The Statesman’s Yearbook has uniquely documented the changes of the world during its most turbulent century. It is relevance to the political and business world is as central today as it was when it was first published. To face the challenge of reporting a new century, new features include: six specifically

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Overview

Published continuously since 1863, The Statesman’s Yearbook has uniquely documented the changes of the world during its most turbulent century. It is relevance to the political and business world is as central today as it was when it was first published. To face the challenge of reporting a new century, new features include: six specifically commissioned essays from major political and academic figures focusing on topical issues and countries; a foldout color section that provides a political world map for quick and easy reference and a flag illustration for the 192 countries of the world; the International Organizations section has been extended and offers highly detailed account of every important international association. Each country’s Key Historical Events section has been expanded and made comprehensive. An International Economic Relations section includes a ranking of all major trading partners.

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<:st>This volume is cited in and , and ranked among the top 20 reference sources of the millenium in . Entries on each of the 192 countries of the world include historical background, constitution and government, defense, international relations, economy, and social institutions. The 137th edition (first published in 1864) features information on international organizations and coalitions and the essays, "The Changing Pattern of Arms Control," "The Single Currency<-->Europe's Opportunity," and "Europe Sans Fronti<`e>res." Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312236212
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/01/2000
Series:
Statesman's Yearbook Series
Edition description:
One Hundred-Thirty-Seventh Edition
Pages:
1760
Product dimensions:
5.19(w) x 8.06(h) x 2.03(d)

Meet the Author

Barry Turner succeeds Brian Hunter as only the seventh editor in The Statesman’s Yearbook history. He has a Ph.D. in political theory and has been a full time writer for twenty years.

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